Bucyrus, Missouri

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Bucyrus is an unincorporated community in central Texas County, Missouri, United States.[1] It is located on Route 17 about two miles northwest of Houston.

An early variant name was "Odd".[2] A post office called Bucyrus has been in operation since 1898.[3] The present name is after the city of Bucyrus, Ohio, the native home of a first settler.[2][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bucyrus, Missouri
  2. ^ a b "Texas County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 December 2016. 
  4. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1918). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 367. 

Coordinates: 37°20′39″N 92°01′01″W / 37.34417°N 92.01694°W / 37.34417; -92.01694